Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 467 469 427
Rank change year-on-year +2 -42 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 1073 1181 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.62% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.64% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 849 959 1337
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £38,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Technical Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager.

Salary trend for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 1024 £57,500 +4.55% 69
UK excluding London -9 568 £53,000 +2.91% 41
London +7 500 £65,750 +5.20% 32
South East -27 138 £52,500 -4.55% 13
Midlands +17 132 £57,500 +9.52% 6
North of England -22 95 £50,000 +5.26% 12
South West +30 89 £55,000 +7.84% 1
West Midlands -7 82 £55,000 +5.95% 4
East of England -30 69 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North West -23 63 £52,500 +1.94% 9
East Midlands +51 50 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Scotland +7 36 £67,500 +32.35% 4
Yorkshire -7 20 £45,000 +9.76% 3
North East +21 12 £47,500 -11.21%
Wales +15 8 £43,250 -21.36%

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 374 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (31.69%) Finance
3 308 (28.70%) Project Management
4 224 (20.88%) ITIL
5 195 (18.17%) Microsoft
6 186 (17.33%) Scrum
7 166 (15.47%) Degree
8 152 (14.17%) PRINCE2
9 147 (13.70%) Windows
10 142 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 131 (12.21%) Service Delivery
12 124 (11.56%) Retail
13 105 (9.79%) Data Centre
14 102 (9.51%) Banking
14 102 (9.51%) Change Management
15 96 (8.95%) DevOps
16 90 (8.39%) Java
17 81 (7.55%) Linux
18 78 (7.27%) Office 365
18 78 (7.27%) SQL
19 74 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
20 72 (6.71%) Line Management
20 72 (6.71%) User Experience
21 71 (6.62%) Marketing
22 70 (6.52%) Oracle
22 70 (6.52%) Migration
23 69 (6.43%) SDLC
24 67 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
25 64 (5.96%) QA
26 63 (5.87%) Analytical Skills

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 30 (2.80%) CMS
4 24 (2.24%) Skype for Business
5 20 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (1.86%) IIS
6 18 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.30%) SAS
8 11 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.65%) Confluence
10 7 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.56%) Apache
12 5 (0.47%) Moodle
12 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.28%) Drupal
14 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 49 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.47%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.47%) SPSS
7 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.093%) Baselight
8 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.75%) Eikon
3 5 (0.47%) Exstream
3 5 (0.47%) Magento
4 3 (0.28%) Actimize
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle AML
4 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.093%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 78 (7.27%) Office 365
2 67 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.19%) SaaS
4 44 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.03%) IaaS
6 7 (0.65%) Yammer
7 6 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.56%) PaaS
8 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.47%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.19%) GitHub
9 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.19%) Trello
10 1 (0.093%) Force.com
10 1 (0.093%) G Suite
10 1 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.093%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.38%) WAN
2 44 (4.10%) Firewall
3 40 (3.73%) LAN
4 25 (2.33%) Skype
5 23 (2.14%) Internet
6 21 (1.96%) SAN
7 19 (1.77%) Network Security
7 19 (1.77%) VPN
8 16 (1.49%) DNS
8 16 (1.49%) VoIP
9 15 (1.40%) TCP/IP
9 15 (1.40%) Unified Communications
10 14 (1.30%) NetScaler
11 13 (1.21%) HTTP
11 13 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.84%) DHCP
12 9 (0.84%) Wireless
13 8 (0.75%) Broadband
13 8 (0.75%) MPLS
13 8 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.68%) Big Data
2 57 (5.31%) SQL Server
3 24 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (1.68%) MySQL
5 15 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.03%) QlikView
6 11 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 9 (0.84%) Power BI
9 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.37%) DB2
11 4 (0.37%) GIS
11 4 (0.37%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.28%) OLAP
12 3 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.86%) JIRA
2 11 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.37%) Subversion
5 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.28%) Selenium
7 2 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.093%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.093%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.093%) GitLab
8 1 (0.093%) Mocha
8 1 (0.093%) Protractor
8 1 (0.093%) RStudio
8 1 (0.093%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.093%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.093%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.093%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.093%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.093%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 340 (31.69%) Finance
2 124 (11.56%) Retail
3 102 (9.51%) Banking
4 71 (6.62%) Marketing
5 50 (4.66%) Telecoms
6 44 (4.10%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.05%) Legal
8 21 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.30%) Back Office
10 14 (1.30%) Games
10 14 (1.30%) Law
11 12 (1.12%) Electronics
12 9 (0.84%) Advertising
12 9 (0.84%) Automotive
12 9 (0.84%) Publishing
13 8 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.37%) Front Office
15 4 (0.37%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.31%) .NET
2 34 (3.17%) HTML
3 31 (2.89%) XML
4 28 (2.61%) Middleware
4 28 (2.61%) Web Services
5 23 (2.14%) REST
6 20 (1.86%) CSS
7 17 (1.58%) HTML5
8 16 (1.49%) Node.js
9 14 (1.30%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.12%) .NET Framework
11 11 (1.03%) React
11 11 (1.03%) SOAP
12 10 (0.93%) CSS3
12 10 (0.93%) SailPoint
13 9 (0.84%) AngularJS
14 8 (0.75%) JSON
15 6 (0.56%) Java EE
15 6 (0.56%) OAuth
15 6 (0.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.79%) Data Centre
2 72 (6.71%) User Experience
3 63 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 51 (4.75%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 24 (2.24%) Fintech
7 24 (2.24%) Hedge funds
8 21 (1.96%) Virtual Team
9 17 (1.58%) PMI
10 14 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.93%) Life Science
12 10 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
15 6 (0.56%) Derivative
15 6 (0.56%) EPoS
15 6 (0.56%) FMCG
15 6 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 147 (13.70%) Windows
2 81 (7.55%) Linux
3 55 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 46 (4.29%) Unix
5 23 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.40%) Solaris
9 14 (1.30%) Android
10 12 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.19%) CentOS
16 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (28.70%) Project Management
3 224 (20.88%) ITIL
4 186 (17.33%) Scrum
5 152 (14.17%) PRINCE2
6 142 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 131 (12.21%) Service Delivery
8 102 (9.51%) Change Management
9 96 (8.95%) DevOps
10 74 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 72 (6.71%) Line Management
12 70 (6.52%) Migration
13 69 (6.43%) SDLC
14 61 (5.68%) Service Management
15 60 (5.59%) RUP
16 58 (5.41%) Analytics
17 54 (5.03%) Presales
18 51 (4.75%) IT Strategy
18 51 (4.75%) Product Management
19 50 (4.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 90 (8.39%) Java
2 78 (7.27%) SQL
3 49 (4.57%) C#
4 41 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (2.05%) PowerShell
6 18 (1.68%) PHP
6 18 (1.68%) Python
7 16 (1.49%) C
8 11 (1.03%) C++
9 7 (0.65%) Perl
9 7 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.47%) Ruby
11 4 (0.37%) Groovy
11 4 (0.37%) XPath
12 3 (0.28%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.28%) R
13 2 (0.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 166 (15.47%) Degree
2 30 (2.80%) PMI Certification
3 25 (2.33%) PMP
3 25 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.96%) CISSP
5 20 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (1.77%) Master's Degree
6 19 (1.77%) MCSE
7 18 (1.68%) MBA
7 18 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.40%) CISM
9 14 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.03%) CCNA
10 11 (1.03%) CCNP
11 10 (0.93%) CISA
11 10 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.96%) QA
2 43 (4.01%) SLA
3 19 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.21%) PMO
6 9 (0.84%) GDPR
6 9 (0.84%) MiFID
7 8 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.65%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.56%) EMIR
10 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.37%) COBIT
11 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.28%) NEBOSH
12 3 (0.28%) SEPA
13 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.093%) TickIT
System Software
1 55 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.65%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.65%) vSphere
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.37%) Docker
8 3 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (2.05%) SCCM
2 21 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (0.93%) Core Impact
4 10 (0.93%) Nessus
4 10 (0.93%) Nexpose
4 10 (0.93%) OpenVAS
4 10 (0.93%) PowerBroker
4 10 (0.93%) QRadar
4 10 (0.93%) RSA Security Analytics
4 10 (0.93%) WSUS
5 7 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.28%) Ansible
8 3 (0.28%) Puppet
9 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.19%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 195 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.52%) Oracle
3 55 (5.13%) VMware
4 52 (4.85%) Cisco
5 34 (3.17%) Citrix
5 34 (3.17%) SAP
6 27 (2.52%) IBM
7 20 (1.86%) hybris
8 18 (1.68%) Sitecore
9 17 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.49%) Symantec
11 15 (1.40%) Palo Alto
11 15 (1.40%) Veritas
12 14 (1.30%) Hitachi
12 14 (1.30%) McAfee
12 14 (1.30%) Qualys
12 14 (1.30%) Sybase
13 13 (1.21%) ATG
13 13 (1.21%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.12%) Bloomberg